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Festivals in Macau (with description)

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Festival Name Description
Chinese New Year (or Spring Festival): Public holiday.
First day of the lunar calendar (usually falls in February).
Lasts for 3 days
lasts for three days.
Lantern Festival: Falls on the 15th day of the 1st moon (around mid-Feb to mid-March).
Must see : the famous lion dances that occur throughout this period.
Guanyin's Birthday: Falls in late March to late April.
Special prayers to mark the birthday of the Goddess of Mercy
Mazu's Birthday: Falls in either May or June.
Special prayers are held to mark the birthday of Mazu, well known for protecting fishermen.
Her temples are mostly found in villages by the sea.